Introduction to Honeybees and Beekeeping

Whether you are interested in learning sustainable backyard beekeeping practices or just want a better understanding of how these delicate, intricate creatures benefit us and our planet, you will leave this class a-buzz with new energy!
 
This course will cover hive structure, colony dynamics and delves into basic honeybee biology. We will touch on the history of beekeeping, from honey production to pollination contracts, and discuss current trends (and rifts) in colony management practices. 
 
By the end of the course, students who are interested in obtaining their own hive will have a good working understanding of equipment, tools, management practices, bee biology, and how we can work together to support these very vital pollinators.
 

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